UFC Vegas 26 officially has its key party.
Immediately after T.J. Dillashaw was pressured to withdraw from his struggle versus Cory Sandhagen, Saturday’s UFC Vegas 26 card was in will need of a most important occasion. Eventually, the corporation landed on prime-10 strawweights Marina Rodriguez and Michelle Waterson.
Each Rodriguez and Waterson will be competing on the exact same card as the opponents they hold their most recent victories above. At UFC 257 in January, Rodriguez was equipped to score the upset around Amanda Ribas on the most important card of the Poirier/McGregor extravaganza, and Waterson’s most new win arrived about Angela Hill by using break up determination past September in a primary-party bout. Ribas and Hill will be combating a single a different on this card whilst Waterson surfs to her next straight principal occasion, which she hopes will produce the exact same final result as her previous.
Listed here is the official announcement manufactured by the advertising concerning the UFC Vegas 26 major celebration:
The struggle will be taking place at flyweight irrespective of both ladies currently being ranked in the prime 10 of the strawweight division, no question for the reason that of the brief-detect nature of the bout. In excess of at Draft Kings, Rodriguez has opened as a -210 favorite, with the comeback on Waterson staying +170.
UFC Vegas 26 requires area this Saturday, May well 8, from within the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada. The primary card will air on ESPN and ESPN+, with the prelims airing on ESPN+.
With a most important occasion now firmly in place, listed here is the updated combat card for UFC Vegas 26.
Marina Rodriguez vs. Michelle Waterson
Neil Magny vs. Geoff Neal
Diego Ferreira vs. Gregor Gillespie
Donald Cerrone vs. Alex Morono
Angela Hill vs. Amanda Ribas
Maurice Greene vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima
Philipe Lins vs. Ben Rothwell
Ryan Benoit vs. Zarrukh Adashev
Ludovit Klein vs. Mike Trizano
Damir Hadzovic vs. Nikolas Motta
Christian Aguilera vs. Carlston Harris
Tafon Nchukwi vs. Jun Yong Park
Keep tuned for updates on this Saturday’s UFC Vegas 26 card in the times leading up to the celebration appropriate right here on MMANews.com!